Inflation has risen sharply in July 2020. Tomatoes are 180 percent more expensive, while prices of fuel, vegetables, and spices have also risen last month.
Inflation rose sharply in the first month of the new financial year. According to official data, inflation rose to 9.3 percent in July from 8.6 percent in June.
In one month, tomatoes went up by 180 percent, vegetables including aloe vera by 24 percent, while wheat and spices became 7.5 percent more expensive. Sugar prices also went up by about 4 percent.
However, prices of a gram, pulses, lentils, mash, pulses, and transport fares declined by 2 to 11 percent. Cooking oil and flour became 1.5% cheaper.
According to the annual statistics, compared to July 2019, the prices of chicken rose by 37%, wheat by 28%, ghee by 22%, onion by 19%, flour by 18%, cooking oil,sugar by 17%. Fuel became cheaper by 10% and transport services by 4%.